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Last week’s annual meeting of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce provided three pieces of welcome news amidst the yearly program of recognition and speeches. more
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – More than 100 colleagues and former students celebrated the University of Rhode Island’s College of the Environment and Life Sciences induction of professor Paul Cohen into its hall of fame in November. more
News that Johnson & Wales University was not bidding to retain its contract to operate the Rhode Island Small Business Development Center was not shocking. After all, it was when the SBDC contract with Bryant University ended that JWU took over the joint venture with the U.S. Small Business Administration in 2006. more
Steady improvement in manufacturing productivity could signal economic progress in 2014, advocates say, but investment in training is what’s needed most to propel the industry forward. more
The University of Rhode Island Climate Change Collaborative launched a new website on Monday dedicated to promoting the issue of climate change. more
Moody’s Investors Service reported in June that massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, may have a “credit positive” effect on credit ratings for universities that offer them, according to Wired Campus blogger Sara Grossman, who writes for the Chronicle of Higher Education. more
Women’s lives continue to get more complex as many take on increasingly higher levels of professional responsibility. Some become the breadwinner for their family and are responsible for mortgages and health insurance. Others take on substantial care-giving responsibilities. more
When traditional pillars of the Rhode Island economy faltered in recent decades, education remained a reliable driver of investment and high-paying jobs. more
Salve Regina University and Johnson & Wales University have joined the Institute of International Education’s new five-year Generation Study Abroad initiative. more
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island College is ranked one of the top schools in the state for best return on financial investment by The College Database, a website that provides college- and career-related information. more
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